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Actor, "Guardians of the Galaxy" & WWE World Champion

At a Glance

Dave Bautista : Biography at a Glance

  • Dave Bautista starred as ‘Drax the Destroyer’ in the Marvel feature Guardians of the Galaxy appearing opposite Chris Pratt, Benicio Del Toro, Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana. 
  • He reprised that role in Avengers; Infinity War, which became the highest grossing film opening weekend in history. Avengers: Endgame went on to gross $2.79 billion at the box office, officially becoming the biggest movie of all time.
  • A former professional wrestler and mixed martial artist, Bautista is best known for his time in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), where he was a six-time world champion and an international spokesman for the organization.
  • Past film credits include Hotel Artemis, Spectre, Heist, Final Score. Blade Runner 2049, Escape Plan 2 &3, Bushwick, Luc Besson’s Warrior Gate, Universal’s Riddick and The Man with the Iron Fists. Past TV credits include Chuck, Headcase, and Smallville.
Biography

Dave Bautista starred as ‘Drax the Destroyer’ in the Marvel feature Guardians of the Galaxy appearing opposite Chris Pratt, Benicio Del Toro, Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana. The film follows an unlikely cast of characters including an American pilot and a group of futuristic ex-cons going on the run with a highly coveted object and must join forces to defeat a cosmic force of epic proportions. Guardians of the Galaxy 2 added Kurt Russell and Sylvester Stallone to the cast and recently crossed over $863 million at the box office. The Guardians have joined the cast of the Avengers, in Avengers; Infinity War which became the highest grossing film opening weekend in history. Avengers: Endgame went on to gross $2.79 billion at the box office, officially becoming the biggest movie of all time.

Bautista can be seen in the Fox film Stuber starring opposite Kumail Nanjiani. Michael Dowse directs the film about and unsuspecting uber driver named Stu who gets into a harrowing night of mayhem. Bautista is currently in pre-production on the family/action comedy My Spy for STX which he will star and produce. My Spy is the story of a hardened CIA agent who finds himself under the mercy of a precocious 9 year old girl, having been set to undercover to surveil her family.

Bautista was recently seen in Hotel Artemis starring opposite Jodie Foster and Sterling K. Brown about a nurse who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.   He was also seen in the action film Final Score as an ex-soldier forced to save a football stadium from terrorists.

In November 2015, Bautista was seen in the Sony feature Spectre the 24th installment of the James Bond series. Starring opposite Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz and Lea Seydoux, Bautista played ‘Hinx’, a fast-driving, battle-hardened hit-man for the secretive terrorist cartel SPECTRE. He was also seen in action film Heist starring opposite Robert DeNiro and Jeffery Dean Morgan.

A former professional wrestler and mixed martial artist Bautista is best known for his time in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), where he was a six-time world champion and an international spokesman for the organization. David retired from the WWE to focus on his acting career in mid-2010.

Past film credits include Blade Runner 2049, Escape Plan 2 &3, Bushwick, Luc Besson’s Warrior Gate, Universal’s Riddick and The Man with the Iron Fists. Past TV credits include Chuck, Headcase, and Smallville.

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